Peter Porcupine in America

the career of William Cobbett, 1792-1800
  • 193 Pages
  • 3.50 MB
  • English
Norwood Editions , Norwood, Pa
Cobbett, William, 1763-1835 -- Travel -- United States., British -- United States -- History -- 18th century., Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography., Journalists -- United States -- Biography., Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-


Great Britain, United S

StatementMary Elizabeth Clark.
LC ClassificationsDA522.C5 C5 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 193 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5213864M
ISBN 100883058073
LC Control Number75043683

Peter Porcupine in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Peter Porcupine was the pen name of William Cobbett () /5(3). William Cobbett (9 March – 18 June ) was an English pamphleteer, farmer, journalist and member of parliament born in Farnham, believed that reforming Parliament, including abolishing "rotten boroughs", would ease the poverty of farm lessly he sought an end to borough-mongers, sinecurists and "tax-eaters" (meaning a wide class of overpaid or corrupt Born: 9 MarchFarnham, Surrey, England.

Peter Porcupine in America: Pamphlets on Republicanism and Revolution (Documents in American Social History) [Cobbett, William, Wilson, David S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Peter Porcupine in America: Pamphlets on Republicanism and Revolution (Documents in American Social History)Cited by: 9.

Peter Porcupine was the pseudonym for William Cobbett, the most widely read pamphleteer and journalist in the early American republic. Known for his malicious humor and venomous pen portraits of his political enemies, Cobbett dismissed Benjamin Franklin as a "whoremaster, a hypocrite, and an infidel," and he greeted the news that the Scottish democrat Thomas Muir had lost an eye in a naval.

Peter Porcupine in America: The Career of William Cobbett [Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The facinating biography of William Cobbett, the British political writer and journalist, who began his writing career in America as Peter Porcupine.

A great book to add to your collection!Cited by: 1. Book Published Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, Language English Series Documents in American Social History ISBN (alk.

paper) Description xiv, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Technical Details Staff View. Get this from a library.

Peter Porcupine in America: the career of William Cobbett. [Mary Elizabeth Clark]. The piece which stands first in this volume, The Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, deserves to be read as a whole, and not merely in the extracts which the biographers supply. And it has seemed worth while to collect with it certain other writings of the same period of his career, so as to make a sort of Autobiography of William Cobbett.

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Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. William Cobbett, pseudonym Peter Porcupine, (born March 9,Farnham, Surrey, England—died JNormandy, Surrey), English popular journalist who played an important political role as a champion of traditional rural England against the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution.

His father was a small farmer and innkeeper. Cobbett’s memories of his early life were pleasant. The Porcupine Year is the third book in the Birchbark House series about the protagonist, Omakayas by Louise Eldrich.

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Highly Recommended. Peter Porcupine in America: Pamphlets on Republicanism and Revolution, ed. David A. Wilson (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ), p. Google Scholar Michael Durey Transatlantic Radicals and the Early American Republic (Lawrence: University Press of Kanvas, ), p.

Author: James Grande. In America, Cobbett became a pamphleteer, writing under the pseudonym Peter Porcupine.

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Duane and Cobbett’s pugilistic press matches reached their peak in latewhen Peter Porcupine had the nerve to suggest in the Political Register the assassination of his American rival, and said Duane’s earlier banishment from India “has cost us (Great Britain) millions in the other hemisphere (America), and greatly decieved am I.The information about The Porcupine Year shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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